New Year Resolutions

1.  Renew your subscription to YAHS.  You can now  Renew  through this website.  Or by post, if you prefer.  Please consider setting up a Standing Order

2.  If you're not a Member already, there are several options catering for a wide variety of interests.  To Join YAHS


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Today's Yorkshire Post

YAHS is in the Yorkshire Post Saturday magazine today - a feature about our Yorkshire Dales celebration.  It focuses on the society's newly designed 50th anniversary edition of the classic Life and Tradition in the Yorkshire Dales. A...

Saturday 17 March 2018


YAHS in Yorkshire Post's Saturday magazine

A feature on our Yorkshire Dales celebration appears in the Yorkshire Post magazine this coming Saturday, 17 March. It will be lavishly illustrated with pictures from Life and Tradition in the Yorkshire Dales. Copies of the new YAHS edition of...

Tuesday 13 March 2018


Yorkshire Industrial Heritage Online

YIHO is great resource, a vast database of industrial sites across Yorkshire. Now live and accessible via links on this new website. We are very proud of YIHO, which is being built by volunteers from YAHS and affiliated groups around...

Friday 23 February 2018


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President's Blog

Our dialect dictionary's on the BBC website...

BBC is reporting the Yorkshire Historical Dictionary... will we be on Look North, I wonder??

Thursday 17 January 2019


Renewing your membership - and lost your membership number?

When renewing your membership: if you don't have a membership number to hand when entering Paypal or bank crediting - it's not a problem, don't leave the screen, please simply put your post code in as a reference. It does the job as...

Sunday 13 January 2019


Sneak preview of Yorkshire Historical Dictionary online - now live

Here's your chance to explore the Yorkshire Historical Dictionary online - a few hours ahead of its launch. The Society is a key partner, and it's a matter of great pride to be closely associated with this wonderful project.

Friday 11 January 2019


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